|Mac vs. PC: Navigating Multiple Windows Ep.120|
D.Lee Beard compares finding specific document windows when you have way too many open using the dock feature on Mac OS X and the task bar feature in Windows 7.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; windows 7
|174 - Synergy|
Robbie teaches us how to share our keyboard and mouse with multiple computers (Linux, Mac or Windows) using the free Synergy Software.
Keywords: technology; synergy; linux; mac; windows; ubuntu; windows 7; tutorial; kvm
|Mac vs. Windows 7: Zooming in on the Computer Screen - Episode 118|
D.Lee Beard continues a new series comparing Mac OS X.6 Snow Leopard to Windows 7. In this episode, he shows how to zoom in on a portion of the computer screen in both Windows 7 and Mac OS X. Zooming in a the computer screen is a great tool for teachers.Which is better??? You get to decide by voting at http://AsktheTechies.com/episode119.html. 4min. 19sec.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Mac vs. Windows7 Changing Icons: Episode 118|
D.Lee Beard starts a new series comparing Mac OS X.6 Snow Leopard to Windows 7. In this episode, he shows how to change file icons and the compares the ease of changing file icons in each operating system.Which is better??? You get to decide by voting at the Ask the Techies website, episode 118, http://AsktheTechies.com/episode118.html
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Bleeding Edge 076: CES 2007 Video: A Look At Windows Vista SlingPlayer|
We stopped by and chatted it up with Dave Mathews of SlingBox, where he gave us a look at the new Windows Vista SlingPlayer.
Keywords: technology; windows; slingbox; windows vista; gear live; bleeding edge; slingplayer
|Mac vs. Windows - Changing Icon Sizes: Ep. 122|
In this episode D.Lee explains how to change the size of icons and the text under icons in Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Episode 47: Windows Remote Desktop|
http://AskTheTechies.com In this video, Nathan Galieti explains how to use Microsoft's Remote Desktop software to remotely connect to a Windows computer from another Windows or even Macintosh computer. With this software you can visually interact with the remote computer the same way you would if you were there: just click on icons, print to your localprinter, send e-mails, & copy files. Remote Desktop is a great way to connect to that home computer while you are on the road or, since you gain f...
Keywords: windows; security; vnc; computer; network
|Episode 60: Parallels 3 Review: Windows Apps on a Mac - Now Easier!|
D.Lee Beard and Brandon Jackson demonstrate some of the more powerful features of Parallels version 3 such as "Coherence" which allows you to run Microsoft Windows applications along side your Mac applications without having to view a Windows desktop. (24min 44sec) Hosts: D.Lee Beard, Brandon Jackson Camerawork: Cody Moore, D.Lee Beard Become a "Techie" yourself: Share your comments, knowledge and experiences as well on the Ask the Techies Blog! (requires a free Google account) "Ask the Techies"...
Keywords: mac; windows; pc; parallels; review
|Episode 54: Mac vs. Windows PC|
http://AskTheTechies.com Should you buy a Macintosh or a Windows computer. In this video, D.Lee Beard explains why we have two different major operating systems by taking a brief look at computer history. He then explains some of the differences between the Macintosh operating system and Windows. Hardware choices for Macs and Windows are explored as well as the ability to run Windows on an Apple computer with Parallels...
Keywords: mac; windows; pc; computers; review
|VNC, iMovie, AC Adapter, & Everything|
In this episode, D.Lee Beard answers viewer questions on how to control a networked Mac via a PC (a follow up tip), when should you use the AC Adapter on your laptop, how to clear out those unwanted video clips in iMovie from your hard drive, and where to learn everything about computers in video format.
Keywords: vnc; mac; windows; linux; imovie
|What The Tech Ep. 139 - Windows RT is the Future 10-30-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew and Paul discuss their meet up last week in New York City. How wild did it get? Windows 8 and Windows RT officially launches. Paul discusses Microsoft's Windows RT device. What short comings, if any, does Windows RT have? Also, where does Microsoft's new OS leave developers? Microsoft announces a slew of features in Windows Phone 8. What's new? Also Google announces Android 4.2 Who really benefits from Android? And what if Windows 8 did not have Metro?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; windows surface; windows 8; windows metro; windows rt; microsoft; android; google; windows phone 8; ipad; android 4.2; technology; paul thurrott
|What The Tech Ep. 141 - Sayonara Sinofsky 11-13-12|
This week on What The Tech: Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft. Paul Thurrott explains why it may not be such a bad thing. But ultimately, where does this leave the future for Windows? Paul also rants about a little issue he's had recently with Microsoft and their PR team. Does Paul get no respect? Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II have officially been released. Is there any room left to improve video game graphics on Xbox? Andrew and Paul also look at what Windows Phone 8 devices ...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; bill gates; steven sinofsky; steve ballmer; microsoft; windows 8; windows phone 8; windows surface; windows rt; technology; windows metro; call of duty; halo4
|What The Tech Ep. 121 - On The Surface 6-19-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss the new Windows Surface tablets Microsoft announced this week. How much will they cost, and will they be able to compete against the iPad? Also, a leaked document stirs up new rumors of a next generation Xbox. Andrew and Paul weigh in.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; windows 8; microsoft; windows tablet; windows rt; windows phone; google; android; xbox; iphone; ipad; technology; paul thurrott; nokia; windows surface; surface tablet; xbox 360
|What The Tech Ep. 122 - State Of The Art 6-26-12|
This week on What The Tech: Paul Thurrott discusses a frustrating problem he encountered while using Windows 8 and offers a work around for it. Is this problem affecting other users? Andrew and Paul revisit their initial discussion of the new Windows Surface tablets. Paul runs down his thoughts on Microsoft announcing Windows Phone 8. Is it a slam dunk? Paul provides a little insight into developing for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; windows 8; microsoft; windows surface; surface tablet; windows rt; windows on arm; android; google; windows phone; windows phone 8; nokia; visual studio; windows vista; paul thurrott; technology
|Bleeding Edge TV 173: Parallels 3.0 - Interview with Ben Rudolph of Parallels|
We went out to Parallels headquarters right outside Seattle to talk to ben Rudolph, and to get a first-hand look at Parallels 3.0. Ben walks us through all of the new features of the latest release of the vastly popular OS X virtualization software, including 3D GPU support, SmartSelect, and Snapshots. If you have been waiting for something truly excellent to enhance your computing experience, this may very well be it.
Keywords: technology; parallels; software; virtual machine; virtualization; os x; mac; apple; windows; windows xp; windows vista; vista; 3d; smartselect; snapshots
|What The Tech Ep. 157 - Babbling About Google 3-19-13|
This week on What The Tech: Google looks to consolidate all of its communication services into one single brand. Is that a good strategy? Microsoft announces it will automatically push Windows 7 SP1. Microsoft also announces what the life cycle of Windows Phone is. Are people getting too upset over these announcements? Nikon could possibly have it's camera tech in the next Google Nexus phone. Why don't more major camera manufacturers support their tech in smartphones?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; google; android; microsoft; windows phone; windows 8; technology; nikon; windows 7; apple; face time
|What The Tech Ep. 140 - In My Opinion 11-6-12|
This week on What The Tech: What things get under Andrew and Paul's skin? Andrew and Paul air their dirty laundry including a few thoughts on how election coverage is consumed these days. Paul rambles off a few things that he thinks need to be improved on Microsoft's new Windows RT surface tablet. Andrew brings up the recent management changes at Apple. Paul dishes out his thoughts. Microsoft announces the retirement of MSN Messenger...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; wii u; microsoft; windows 8; windows surface; windows rt; mac; apple; fox news; cnn; windows metro; xbox tablet; technology
|What The Tech Ep. 135 - Innovative and Puzzling 10-2-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew and Paul complain about camera quality on other smartphones. Why can't anyone beat Apple's camera quality? iPhone 5 owners complain of a purple halo on photos. Did Apple screw up again? Andrew and Paul also discuss Windows Phone 8, Windows RT, and Windows 8 ahead of their launch this month. Paul address comments made by Paul Allen calling Windows 8 innovative and puzzling...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; paul thurrott; technology; nintendo; wii u; iphone; ipad; android; paul allen; nokia; htc; windows 8; windows phone 8; windows rt; windows surface; microsoft
|Category5.TV Episode 153|
Basic Photo Manipulation Part 5 - batch resizing photos.
Keywords: technology; gimp; linux; windows; mac; free; photoshop
|What The Tech Ep. 128 - Steaming Pile of Lies 8-14-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott tackle the rumor that Microsoft's Windows RT tablet will launch for 99. Is that true? Andrew calls into question Windows Store. Will it have enough apps when Windows 8 launches? Also, could Microsoft move to a yearly update schedule for Windows 8? Andrew talks about the hackintosh he built. Should Apple give away Mac OS X? And Andrew and Paul discuss the future of fanless computers...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; windows 8; microsoft; windows rt; windows surface; microsoft surface; ipad; iphone; tablets; hackintosh; mac; windows on arm
|Securing your internet connection while away from home with SSH|
Nathan Galieti explains SSH and how it can make your web browsing more secure by tunneling through your home computer. Both Mac OS X (*nix) and Windows directions are explained. (please excuse the poor audio quality on this episode as we ran into some technical difficulty and did not have time to reshoot the topic. It is our opinion that the hosts are still understandable and that this is still informative).
Keywords: ssh; computer; security; web browsing; mac; windows
|Episode 46: Computer Use Ergonomics|
AskTheTechies.com In this video, D.Lee Beard demonstrates some equipment and strategies for reducing computer use related injuries. Reviewed in this video are the Evoluent vertical mouse, the Kinesis keyboard, and the NeutralPosture N·hancement keyboard and mouse tray. (17min 00sec Host: D.Lee Beard Have a comment/question? Send us an e-mail at AskTheTechies@gmail.com.
Keywords: computer; mac; windows; ergonomic; disability; handicap; safety
|198 - Linux Distros - Part 2: Zorin OS 5 Free|
Robbie and Christa take a look at Zorin OS 5 Free, an exceptional Linux distribution, especially for users wanting to migrate from Windows or Mac to Linux.
Keywords: technology; zorin os; ubuntu; linux; distro; distribution; zorin; windows 7; windows xp; make linux look like windows 7; make linux look like windows xp; gnome; free
|Episode 41: Firefox vs. Opera Browser Shootout|
http://AskTheTechies.com Brandon fights for Firefox while D.Lee Beard fights for Opera. Which is the better browser? Brandon and D.Lee compare features to help you decide. Be sure to watch the credits ;-). (32min 42sec)
Keywords: mac; windows; computer; firefox; opera; humor
|What The Tech Ep. 138 - Tablet Mania 10-23-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew and Paul sum up Apple's event where they announced a slew of new devices including the long rumored iPad mini. Was there too much Apple hype? Paul talks about his big plans for New York on Thursday. What all will he be doing while in NY? Paul also answers some questions about the Windows Surface RT ahead of the big launch of Windows 8 this week. Has Microsoft done enough to educate the consumer about Windows Surface RT and Pro?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; microsoft; windows 8; windows surface; windows rt; macbook pro; imac; ipad mini; tim cook; android; windows phone; nexus 7; tablets
|Formatting for Mac and Windows for Video Editing Ep. 125|
D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question about formatting a hard drive so that it can be read by both Mac and Windows for video editing. (4min 11sec)
Keywords: mac; windows; hard drive; format; disk utility
|What The Tech Ep. 172 - Windows 8.1 7-2-13|
This week on What The Tech: Paul talks about his experience at this year's Microsoft Build conference. Paul also takes us through his work flow of how he publishes articles. Andrew and Paul discuss the Xbox One and Windows RT as well. Is there any reason to buy a Windows RT device today? Andrew has an issue with the cost of getting an app on Xbox compared to iOS.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; microsoft; windows 8; xbox; sinofsky; mattrick; windows rt; ios; gaming
|Pick of the Week: Clover|
Clover is an extension that adds Chrome like tabs to Windows Explorer, plus a few cool features. The tabs look just as beautiful as tabs in Chrome. And just like Chrome tabs, you can pin them, duplicate, and reopen closed tabs. Also just like any web browser, you can bookmark locations and display them on a bookmark toolbar, providing quick and easy access to frequently used locations. Clover is a fabulous extension that provides a ton of great features to make using Windows Explorer easier...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; file browsing; clover; windows explorer; windows explorer tabs; file browser tabs
|Mac vs. PC: Moving Files Ep.121|
D.Lee Beard compares the ease of relocating files within Mac OS X and within Windows 7.Which is more intuitive or useful at moving files? You get to decide by voting below (2min. 02sec).
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; windows 7; operating system; tips; tutorial
|Bleeding Edge 326: Windows 7 Features|
http://www.gearlive.com - In this episode we give you a walkthrough at some of the cooler little features that set WIndows 7 apart from its predecessors.
Keywords: technology; windows; windows 7; software; microsoft; operating systems; os; snap; peek; pin
|313 - Creating a Virtual Machine of Your Real System - Part 2|
Robbie and Bekah resolve the 2-part series they began on Episode 307: converting a real, physical system into a virtual machine using free software.
Keywords: technology; virtualbox; virtualization; windows; windows 7; virtual machine; mergeide; how to; linux
|CES 2007: In-Depth Look At Windows Live|
We speak with Microsoft's Marlowe Dayley to chat about the Windows Live group of services, focusing on Mail, Maps, Live Search.
Keywords: technology; ces; ces2007; ces 2007; interviews; windows; live; windows live; microsoft; spaces; maps; mail
|Tech News Weekly Ep. 81 - Skimming The Surface 6-22-12|
This week on Tech News Weekly: Microsoft unveils the Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro tablets. Who will they appeal to and will Microsoft price them competitively? Microsoft also announces Windows Phone 8. What changes have they made and will current Windows Phone users be able to upgrade? Andrew and Sunkast also speculate on the next generation of the Xbox. Apple gets fined more than million over '4G iPad' claims in Australia...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; microsoft; tablet; windows rt; windows 8 pro; windows 8; windows phone; android; google; surface tablet; windows surface; ipad; iphone; riaa; ios; ios6; podcasting; nokia; technology; tech news
|Bleeding Edge TV 389: Windows Phone 7 Mango preview|
We give you a look at Windows Phone 7 Mango, technically known as Windows Phone 7.5. Mango introduces a ton of new features into the Windows Phone 7 library, and at GDGT Seattle we were able to chat with Andy Colley from the Microsoft Windows Phone team to get a thorough walkthrough of everything new. Be sure to catch more of our videos by subscribing, or checking us out at http://video.gearlive.com...
Keywords: technology; microsoft; windows; windows phone; windows phone 7; mango; windows phone 7.5; windows phone 7 mango; cellphones; software; gdgt; gdgtseattle; gdgt seattle; mobile; andru edwards; andru; gear live
|Tech News Weekly Ep. 93 - Mobile Shake Up 10-19-12|
This week on Tech News Weekly: Brian Monroe joins us for the first time. Japanese carrier Softbank agrees to buy 70% stake in Sprint. Will Softbank's purchase help speed up Sprint's LTE roll out? MetroPCS shareholders sue to block the T-Mobile merger. Why? Apple announces an event for next week. Will we finally get an iPad mini? Microsoft begins pre-orders for their new Windows 8 RT Surface tablet...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; microsoft; windows 8; windows rt; windows tablet; metropcs; tmobile; sprint; softbank; android; google; ipad; macbook pro; clearwire; tech news
|What The Tech Ep. 133 - 9-18-12|
This week on What The Tech: Paul Thurrott unleashes on the new Apple iPhone 5. What criticisms does Paul have? Andrew comments on the key note. Was it too long? Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gives out a ballpark figure for Windows Surface. Paul tries to break it down. Andrew and Paul discuss the new subscription models for Office 2013. Does a subscription model make sense? And what if the Microsoft Xbox never came out?
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; technology; ipad; ipad mini; iphone 5; google; android; palm; webos; blackberry; microsoft; windows 8; windows rt; wondows surface; xbox; windows phone; office 2013
|What The Tech Ep. 142 - Buy Into Ecosystems, Not Devices 11-20-12|
This week on What The Tech: Paul updates us on Sinofsky leaving Microsoft. Why did he leave Microsoft? This leads Paul into discussing Microsoft blaming OEMs on lackluster Windows 8 sales. Are they the only ones that should get the blame for the poor sales? Paul explains one of his recent articles about buying into an ecosystem, rather than a device. Do iPhone users spend more on apps than Android users? Andrew recently tried out 2 Windows Phone 8 devices...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; microsoft; windows 8; windows surface; google; android; sinofsky; xbox; black friday; amazon; amazon prime; htc 8x; windows phone 8
|Bleeding Edge TV 361: Windows Phone 7|
http://www.gearlive.com ;- We bring you a nice, in-depth look at Windows Phone 7. We chat with Brian Seitz from the Windows Phone team, and he gives us a walkthrough of the entire interface, showing us things like Microsoft Office, Outlook, Xbox Live, social network integration, photos, Zune, and more.Be sure to catch more of our videos by subscribing, or checking us out at
Keywords: technology; windows; microsoft; gdgt; gdgt seattle; windows phone; windows phone 7; xbox live; smartphones; brian seitz; andru edwards; gear live; iphone
|What The Tech Ep 132 - Windows Hippo 9-11-12|
This week on What The Tech: Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss Nokia's newest pair of Windows Phone 8 devices, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. Are all criticisms of Windows Phone 8 valid? Andrew and Paul look ahead to the Apple event. Will we see an iPad mini? Paul gives us his thoughts on the new Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. Where do they stand among PCs and the iPad? Paul also brings up Windows RT...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; paul thurrott; technology; nokia; lumia 920; microsoft; windows phone; windows 8; amazon; kindle fire; ipad; iphone; google; android; windows rt; ipad mini
|Bleeding Edge 340: Zune Spring 2010 Preview|
http://www.gearlive.com - At CES, we stopped by the Microsoft booth to talk about some upcoming changes and enhancements that will be coming to the Zune service. We got some foreshadowing of the Windows Phone 7 Series Zune integration, but talked mostly about things like Smart DJ coming to the Zune in Spring 2010.
Keywords: technology; ces; ces 2010; zune; zune hd; windows phone; windows phone 7; windows phone zune; andru edwards; gear live; smart dj
|Windows Phone 7 Plus Max and the Magic Marker! - AppJudgment|
Does Windows Phone 7 and its much lauded games platform live up to the hype?
Keywords: technology; windows; windows phone; windows phone 7; htc; htc hd7; htc surround; max and the magic marker; ios; android; games; maubrowncow; mauricio balvanera; zac minor; wp7
|Tech News Weekly Ep. 94 - The Interface Formerly Known As Metro 10-26-12|
This week on Tech News Weekly: Windows 8 officially launches. Andrew attended a meet n greet party in New York City to celebrate the launch. He shares some of his thoughts on Windows 8 and first impressions of the new Windows 8 Surface tablet. Apple announces a new iMac, Mac mini, 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, 4th gen iPad, and long rumored iPad mini. What happened to the 3rd generation iPad? Also, where does the iPad mini pricing fall compared to other tablets? CEA officially brands ...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; windows 8; microsoft; windows 8 surface; windows rt; imac; fusion drive; ipad mini; ipad; macbook pro; android; nexus 7; google
|What The Tech Ep. 137 - The Way We're Used To 10-16-12|
This week on What The Tech: Microsoft announces pricing and pre-sale for the new Windows RT tablet. Is it priced competitively? Andrew and Paul discuss Lenovo's Windows 8 line up. Will their new hybrid laptops cut into sales of Apple Macbook's? Andrew also gets Paul's take on Xbox Music. Plus, Andrew and Paul give a quick preview of Apple's October 23rd event where they could announce the iPad mini.
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; microsoft; windows 8; windows rt; windows surface; ipad; ipad mini; android; kindle fire; lenovo; xbox; xbox music; samsung
|Tech News Weekly Ep. 91 - Quote and Cite 9-28-12|
This week on Tech News Weekly: RIM shows of more of their new OS BlackBerry 10 at BlackBerry Jam, along with leaked renderings of devices. Does BlackBerry have any shot at a comeback? Apple's Tim Cook apologize for the Maps fiasco. Would that have happened under Steve Jobs? MySpace teases a redesigned site. Is MySpace a lost cause at this point in time? Barnes and Noble announces new Nook HD tablets...
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; android; samsung; nook hd; kindle fire hd; apple maps; blackberry; research in motion; windows 8; windows phone; google; tech news; windows tablets
|Episode 45: iWeb Part II-Advanced, Cross Platform File Encryption, Setting up a Home Wireless Networ|
AskTheTechies.com In this video, Tim Welsh and D.Lee Beard explain advanced features of iWeb for creating ePortfolios. Nathan Galieti and Jason Rybicki explain how to set up a home wireless network. D.Lee Beard explains how to encrypt files and folders with AES 128-bit encryption for free on a USB Flash Drive that can be decrypted and encrypted regardless of Operating System including Windows, Mac, Linux, and even Solaris! Cross platform file encryption made easy and cheap!(36min 17sec) Hosts: D...
Keywords: computer; web page creation; mac; security; wireless; windows; linux
Giving away a Brother MFC-6890CDW all in one printer, sponsored by Brother Canada. Also wrapping up the Windows 7 virtual machine installation. This is a one-hour live show that also answers viewer questions, so a lot of topics are covered within the show. See the page for all topics covered.
Keywords: technology; brother mfc-6890cdw; windows 7; live
|Episode 43: Special Spy Episode, Plus Merging w/Gradient Tool, & iStat Pro Widget|
http://AskTheTechies.com In this episode, Brandon Jackson shows how to merge two images with the Photoshop gradient tool to create a banner montage. Doug Grammar joins D.Lee Beard again, this time to explain spyware, adware, and keylogging. They explain what these threats to your privacy & computer speed are as well as how to prevent and get rid of them. Speaking of security, Jason Rybicki shows one way to tell if your privacy is being compromised on a Mac using a free widget...
Keywords: spyware; adware; computer; security; mac; windows; photoshop; adobe
|Episode 65: Support the Techies & Viewer Questions Marathon|
In this episode, D.Lee Beard announces the independence of Ask the Techies as a private company. D.Lee also goes on a viewer question marathon answering questions on: creating a web site including domain registration and hosting; how to format a hard drive for Mac System 8; suggestions for video telephoning; is Windows Vista bad; is Mac OS X more secure; viewing magazines online; and he shares viewer comments on previous episodes including leopard and a solution for a wireless USB hub for Mac...
Keywords: computer; mac; vista; windows; anti-virus; virus; tech; leopard
|Episode 58: Questions from the Podcast and New Media Expo|
Brandon Jackson joins D.Lee Beard to discuss his trip to the 2007 Podcast and New Media Expo in Ontario, California. While there, D.Lee videotaped some viewer questions on removing pops and clicks in audio, video editing Linux, and are cookies safe for your computer to eat? D.Lee and Brandon answer these questions and also share some of their experiences in american airports. (24min 53sec) Hosts: D.Lee Beard, Brandon Jackson Camerawork: Cody Moore, D.Lee Beard Become a "Techie" yourself: Share y...
Keywords: podcast; vodcast; expo; cookies; video editing; linux; mac; computer; windows
|309 - Creating Notification Windows on Your LAN Computers|
Learn to send handy little popup windows to both Linux and Windows computers (from computers of the same OS) on your LAN.
Keywords: technology; linux; windows; notifications; popup; msg.exe; notify-send; xmessage